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Global Perspectives – Issue 8 – Fall 2008

Posted: Oct. 22nd, 2008 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

Global Perspectives Issue 8 cover
Global Perspectives issue 8 cover

In this issue:

  • Medical student practices Spanish with patients in Peruvian capitol
  • Dash Shaw ‘Bottomless‘ exhibit
  • No Man’s Land: Competing sovereignties in the Central African borderlands
  • Steve Kelly joins DUCIS as Diplomat in Residence
  • DUCIS unveils new website with new logos

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Global Perspectives – Issue 7 – Spring/Summer 2008

Posted: Mar. 31st, 2008 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • Duke launches new policy: students must register for international travel“
  • Workshop focuses on challenges to international studies centers in the 21st-century university“
  • Die Another Day: Healthcare in Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela“ a field report by 2007 travel award recipient Edgar Mkrtchian.
  • A Fulbright Year in Israel: spreading the word on HIV/AIDS“ a field

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Global Perspectives – Issue 6 – Spring/Summer 2007

Posted: Apr. 5th, 2007 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • Democracy, growth on the rise in Latin America; but crime, corruption remain serious issues,“ by Jennifer Prather from the April 9th Phillips lecture by José Miguel Insulza, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States.
  • Interviewing HIV patients in Kenya makes African continent less abstract, more human,“ a field report from DUCIS 2006 travel award

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Global Perspectives – Issue 5 – Winter 2006

Posted: Dec. 20th, 2006 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • ACC universities collaborate on international education“ A recap of the 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference International Academic Collaborative (ACC-IAC) meeting, held at Duke University on Nov. 20-21.
  • Duke Faculty and Staff seek training to increase empathy, Intercultural Competency, towards international students“ by Jennifer Prather.
  • Iraq’s neighbors should help broker reconciliation in Iraq“ by visiting Iraqi

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Global Perspectives – Issue 4 – Fall 2006

Posted: Sep. 15th, 2006 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • Picture Mourning: Photography as companion in public and private remembrance“ by Rob Sikorski
  • Key to making a successful application? Start thinking now!“ by Nazaneen Homaifar, 2006-07 Fulbright Scholarship recipient
  • Announcement of travel and Fulbright award competitions for 2007-08 study
  • Announcement of 2006-07 Fulbright Awardees
  • POMP takes its program abroad“ by Cheryl Lin
  • Korean PASS

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Global Perspectives – Issue 3 – Spring/Summer 2006

Posted: Apr. 10th, 2006 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • Duke and DUCIS launch new Global Health Institute
  • Shakespeare in Iraq (News re. Abdul Sattar Jawad, DUCIS visiting scholar and professor from Iraq)
  • Deemed exports rules cause concern for Duke and other research universities“ by Jennifer Prather
  • South African activist brings an HIV positive message: We can win the battle against AIDS“ by Jennifer Prather
  • Ariel

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Global Perspectives – Issue 2 – Winter 2005

Posted: Jan. 5th, 2006 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • From a global education at Duke to a hopeful mission in Uganda“ by George Piwang-Jalobo
  • Homeland security ate my speech to the MLA“ by Ariel Dorfman
  • University Seminar: Globalization, Equity, and Democratic Governance
  • DUCIS News & Upcoming Events

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– Issue 1 – Fall 2005

Posted: Sep. 15th, 2005 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category: Newsletter

  • The Rise, Fall, & Recovery of International Studies“ by Gilbert W. Merkx
  • 2006 DUCIS Research & Travel Award Competitions
  • Towards a Promised Land: the Works of Wendy Ewald“by Rob Sikorski
  • Entering the Global Gateway
  • Engineering student receives DUCIS research award to spend summer helping Nicaragua’s hospitals“ by Michael Scott
  • DUCIS News & Upcoming Events

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